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Advantages of the Canon 6D

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 920k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Battery life
Longer battery life
980 shots vs 850 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Cheaper
$999.00 vs $2,398.58
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The best price we've seen is $1,400 cheaper (2.4x less)
Size
Smaller
145×111×71 mm vs 152×114×75 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
4.5 fps vs 3.9 fps
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Around 20% faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Thinner
2.8" vs 3"
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Around 10% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
770 g vs 850 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Canon 5D Mark II

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Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Viewfinder coverage
Better viewfinder coverage
98% vs 97%
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Low light performance Very low noise at high ISO Help
              6D2,340 ISO
              5D Mark II1,815 ISO
              Overall image quality Extremely good image quality Help
              6D82.0
              5D Mark II79.0
              Color depth Excellent color depth Help
              6D23.8 bits
              5D Mark II23.7 bits
              Dynamic range Excellent dynamic range Help
              6D12.1 EV
              5D Mark II11.9 EV
              Viewfinder size Above average viewfinder size Help
              0.71x
              Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
              Shoot in extreme weather
              Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
              Pentaprism
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Thickness Thin Help
              6D2.8"
              5D Mark II3"
              Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
              Professional
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              6D290 ms
              5D Mark II206 ms
              Startup delay Significant startup delay Help
              6D500 ms
              5D Mark II400 ms
              Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
              Won't autofocus with all lenses
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              6D11
              5D Mark II9
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              6D20.9 MP
              5D Mark II21 MP
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              6D25,600 ISO
              5D Mark II6,400 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              6D4.5 fps
              5D Mark II3.9 fps
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              3"

              Compared to recent pro DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              6D145×111×71 mm
              5D Mark II152×114×75 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              6D770 g
              5D Mark II850 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
              6D97%
              5D Mark II98%
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              6D1,040k dots
              5D Mark II920k dots

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